Mortgage offset accounts: Making your loan work for you
Savvy borrowers have an endgame in sight before they even apply for a home loan, and with the right mortgage offset account, they could win that game even more quickly.
Home buyers usually [...]
HOW AN OFFSET ACCOUNT COULD CUT YEARS OFF YOUR HOME LOAN
Looking for ways to pay off your mortgage in record time? Whether you’re a seasoned investor or buying your first home, an offset loan can help you reduce interest payments, save on tax and [...]
SOUND CHOICES: YOUR ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BUILT-IN HOME AUDIO
Many people are opting for built-in home audio systems. But how do you know if it’s right for your home? We take you through the reasons to choose built-in, what to consider when planning,[...]
TOP OPTIONS FOR INSULATING YOUR HOME
Insulation can potentially save you big money on energy bills, keep your home comfortable and reduce your carbon footprint. It slows down the transfer of energy to and from your house, so it keeps winter warmth[...]
OVERCAPITALISING: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO AVOID IT
As a home owner or property investor, you may have heard the term ‘overcapitalising’. But what exactly is it and why is it considered bad?
While adding a new deck or kitchen can increase the [...]
Budget 2017: Borrowers to be hit by $6.2bn bank tax
Rate hikes of 25bps could be on the way as banks say they have to pass on extra costs, but ACCC could intervene
A new tax on banks announced in Tuesday’s Federal Budget is likely to be [...]